Midge Ure, Bow Wow Wow and Gene Loves Jezebel will headline a special one-off “Revenge of the 80s” concert in Los Angeles on January 26, 2013. The show is a production of Red Entertainment.
This week, Paul Collins talks about his upcoming Power Pop-A-Licious II Fest, Plus: music from Big Audio Dynamite, The Tom Tom Club, Adriana Kaegi, Split Enz, Dominatrix, Bad Manners and more…
Revenge the 80s Radio welcomes out newest affiliate, Radio Vera (Limerick, Ireland).
This October’s event will be extra-special to fans of the 1980s as there will be several prominent people from the great decade there to meet fans and showcase their new projects — some of them are past guests on Revenge of the 80s Radio.
Thirteen bands from across the U.S. and Canada will play at the second annual Power Pop-A-Licious Fest at Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The power pop celebration takes place on November 16th and 17th.
Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes its newest radio affiliate, Q107FM in Peoria, Illinois.
Is Eddie Murphy going to bring “Beverly Hills Cop” back? A popular web-zine says he will, but with a different dynamic.
The English Beat and The Paul Collins Beat will play a series of shows together this fall.This will be the first time Dave Wakeling’s Beat and Collins’ Beat share the stage for a mini-tour.
Kim is a talented and widely-respected writer, show promoter and story teller. She has been in the center of the Motor City Rock scene for decades (having been born in Ypsilanti, MI and raised on alt-rock, blues, Motown and country music) and works with some of the region’s top talents, including King, Taylor, Rikki St. James and many more stellar musicians.
We at Revenge of the 80s Radio welcome our new affiliate: Rock 103FM in Central Illinois. The station plays music of the 70s and 80s (with a little 60s sprinkled in) and is an excellent flashback to the days of great personality radio.
Aimee Mann says she will release a new album later this year. According to her website, Charmer, will be released on Septemner 18th thruogh Superego Records. It will be her eighth solo collection and first since 2008’s @#%&”! Smilers.
Nikki Corvette will be heading to Europe for her Summertime Fun 2012 tour. Fresh off recording new tracks “I’m Stronger” and “Hot Sun,” Corvette will perform live for 14 straight days at venues in Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
Two iconic bands of the new wave era will co-headline a tour together. Blondie and Devo will play 13 dates for their “Whip It to Shreds” concert series in September.
Longtime alt-rocker Paul Weller is celebrating Sir Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday by releasing a special tribute a cover of the Beatles’ classic, “Birthday.”
Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes two new radio affiliates: Totally 80s Radio (88.4FM – Benidorm, Spain) and Whaley Radio (107.4FM – High Peaks, UK).
Check out our new Revenge of the 80s Radio store at Zazzle.com for cool merch: T-shirts, doggie shirts, ale steins, pillows, mousepads and more. Show the world your love for classic alternative music and the 80s with cool Revenge of the 80s stuff: http://www.zazzle.com/revengeofthe80s
A master of the avant garde, Pascal Languirand brought his unusual brand of music to the mainstream in 1983 with “Living on Video” two years after writing it. Little did he know it would become a new wave dance classic
Zadeh, who grew up in the 80s, developed her vocal style from years of listening to singers who influenced her, like Debbie Harry, Tony Hadley and Simon LeBon. In a recent interview on Revenge of the 80s Radio, The Californian singer says she fell in love with early 80s-era new wave
On Thursday, May 17, 2012, Adriana Kaegi (Dear Addy Digital Media, Kid Creole and the Coconuts) co-hosted Money Matters with me as I filled in as a guest host
This week, Maryam Zadeh, the current Tapps lead singer, is our guest. PLUS, our list of the Top 11 Horn/Sax solos of the 1980s
Canadian new wavers Men Without Hats and Trans-X are set to release new albums in May.
Paul Collins, “The King of Power Pop,” will headline an all-day Record Store Day event at Generation Records on Thompson Street in New York City on Saturday, April 21. It will be the fourth annual celebration of independent record stores at the Greenwich Vilage landmark.
With fans eagerly awaiting the band’s upcoming Love in the Age of War album later this year, Men Without Hats offers a taste with a new mix of their 1988 hit “Pop Goes the World.”
Ronnie Spector, Nikki Corvette and Kim Shattock lead the slate of lady rockers to play at the first annual Girls Got Rhythm Fest in St. Paul,
Minnesota on May 11-12, 2012.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is featured in the March 2012 issue of Punk Globe Magazine
The Nerves co-founders Paul Collins and Peter Case tour dates are official. This comes after their initial announcement in November that the two would reunite to co-headline together this year.
Members of Kid Creole and the Coconuts, and several other top musicians will be on hand to help celebrate the 10th year of the Lagond School of Music with special fundraising webcast.
Renowned hit-maker of the 1980s Phil Harding is making available a collection of some of his best remixes from his days with PWL Records. The 2 CD set, Phil Harding Club Mixes of the 1980s
Howard Jones is our guest this week on Revenge of the 80s radio. Our discussion leads off hour 2 of this show (podcast edit is up)
Adam Ant announced today that unforseen production delays on his album are causing him and producers to push back its release date. In turn, he postponed his U.S. tour, originally scheduled to begin in February